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Duty Manager

Legacy Leisure

Penarth Leisure Centre


Full time, permanent


Penarth Leisure Centre  

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a not-for-profit charitable organisation committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities within the community.

Working as part of the Duty Management Team, this role will support the Centre Manager in the delivery of Legacy Leisure’s objectives at Penarth Leisure Centre. The centre is a multi-purpose facility with a 100+ station gym,  large swimming pool and teaching pool, three group exercise studios, six court sports hall, squash courts and a health suite.

The Opportunity

  • This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced junior manager or supervisor with ambitions to progress to a more senior role. 

  • The successful candidate will have a passion for delivering excellent customer service and will take a lead role in developing and promoting an exciting and innovative leisure programme. 

  • You will be responsible for the daily operation of the centre including health and safety, customer care, pool plant operations, financial procedures and managing multiple departments. 

  • This is a full-time role on a shift pattern of early mornings, late evenings and weekend shifts.

The Person

  • A driven and enthusiastic individual looking to pursue a career in Leisure Management.

  • Excellent communication skills, flexibility and total commitment to customer care.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in people management required.

  • Leisure & tourism experience desirable.

  • All positions are subject to a DBS Disclosure.

  • A National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) and Pool Plant Operators Certificate (PPO) are desirable. Successful applicants will be provided with full training in all aspects of this role. 

What can Legacy Leisure offer you? 

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

Legacy Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

If you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment as interviews will be held throughout the process. Please note that if you have not received correspondence within 21 days then please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applications by: 30/11/2021